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  • Taking the time to get it right

    by Mvogel | 27th of August, 2010

    This is my 7th month uploading photos to Dreamstime and this month has been my best acceptance rate to date, 72.7. Over the last 7 months I have learned a lot from my accepted photos, 63 to date, and even more from my rejected files, 89 to date. After 7 months I have... More
  • Marina Del Rey

    by Cteconsulting | 21st of August, 2010

    My first blog entry so hope I publish this correctly. LOL. Last weekend, I attended a pre-wedding event for some friends of ours. The location was in Marina Del Rey, so after the event, with camera in hand, I went to the dock and took a few pictures. First, I saw... More
  • 200 milestone

    by Yhca | 10th of August, 2010

    Finally, I have uploaded 200 photos. This picture marked my 200th milestone. See Article
  • About SUBJECT and OBJECT/BACKGROUND

    by Mikefoto | 30th of July, 2010

    In essence as photographer you must separate image subject from the overall image and the context in which the subject is put or found (object/background). The following is just a guidline to achiving this, and also for ensuring useful and commercially viable visuals.... More
  • I find there is always a photo hidden in there somewhere.

    by Mikefoto | 23rd of July, 2010

    Often an image is hiding in the overall scene somewhere - details that I miss and pass by without noticing. So what I do, generally, to find these hidden gems, is to look for contrast between elements, find strong graphic shapes, repetitive patterns, and prominent; often... More
  • My first editorial picture sale !

    by Youths | 22nd of July, 2010

    ^$^ My first editorial picture sale ! (In shanghai) ^$^ See Article
  • Researching before going on vacation

    by Mvogel | 21st of July, 2010

    I currently reside in Japan and I am getting ready to go on vacation for 3 weeks to California and Texas. I plan to take thousands of pictures on my trip but before I leave I am doing some research. First, I am looking at what kind of photos are already on DT for the cities... More
  • Shoot it before you eat it

    by Mvogel | 11th of July, 2010

    My family and I recently stopped at a restaurant on our way home from a family outing. We live in Japan so we eat a lot of Japanese food, especially sushi and sashimi. My wife ordered that sashimi plate and before she got a chance to take a bite I grabbed my camera and... More
  • Looking in your back yard for inspiration

    by Mvogel | 11th of July, 2010

    Recently I uploaded and had accepted a picture that was taken in my back yard. Many times people think that a photographer has to go to exotic destinations or shoot in a studio to get pictures that someone wants to buy. This is not the case. So the next time you are... More
  • Got first 100 picture approved here

    by Editor77 | 9th of July, 2010

    The things are going faster. I reached at 100 photos approved on DT. Thanks See Article
  • Words & Pictures Go Together Like Peanut Butter & Jelly!

    by Knowledgeable | 8th of July, 2010

    To really spice up your photos, try adding text to them using different fonts and colors. A simple word on a photo can sometimes make all of the difference in the world. Remember photographers, you may know what you are trying to say in your photos but others... More
  • I finally found one of my sold pictures

    by Mangroove | 6th of July, 2010

    Hello, After many Google searches for "Mangroove Dreamstime", today I finally discovered on the internet one of my pictures. You can find the article and the picture on the following links: http://www.ecobabysteps.com/2010/07/06/hiking-with-baby/ I am very... More
  • finally reached the 100 accepted pictures on DT !!!

    by Egonzitter | 3rd of July, 2010

    finally reached the 100 accepted pictures on DT with 33 pics accepted last month !! I really hoped to reach this amount at the end of the year but it went very quickly recently. I bought a macro ring flash and a 50 mm macro 2.8 lens. really trying to find out which... More
  • survival

    by Shuiyanxii | 23rd of June, 2010

    I have uploaded 30 pics, only this one passed,,i need to learn something See Article
  • Welcome!:)

    by Kaththea | 21st of June, 2010

    A year ago one of the contributors of DT, a great person and a great photographer and designer, Richard Hoffkins (Macdaddy) did a generous thing: he bought pictures from 15 newbies, and I was lucky to be one of them. He then posted a blog article (15 Lucky Newcomers To... More
  • Making a blog to Dreamstime, a walk in the park

    by Robertosch | 18th of June, 2010

    Thank you Dreamstime, for the opportunity of blogging. We can say what are we thinking and show our pictures, we can do critics, ask questions, and stuff. On other words, a great place to learn things and to show our thoughts. All that thanks to Dreamstime, because... More
  • Found my pictures in use

    by Jinlide | 16th of June, 2010

    For a long while, my attempts to find where my pictures have been used were not successful. In the last two weeks or so, things started to change. I was looking for some hotel information and a link of a hotel led me to the South Padre Island Visitor Guide. It was quite... More
  • Recover deleted images ......

    by Cafebeanzphoto | 2nd of June, 2010

    It was an extremely rainy day in Chicago May 31, 2010...... then there was light !!!! Lighting, to be exact, there was so much lighting here in downtown during the day that I just had to capture it on my Canon DSLR. I had my tripod in place, I aimed the camera toward the... More
  • Reached 100th Photo Milestone Today

    by Breakers | 31st of May, 2010

    Today I reached my 100th picture online milestone. I recently re-started using DT. It has been so much fun. I took this panorama of New York City recently. It was a beautiful night. See Article
  • Here I Am

    by Abubjsm | 23rd of May, 2010

    I have been wanting to have my own camera ever since during my childhood. But knowing that I am coming from not so rich family of 9 siblings, that idea of owning a camera was just a dream. When I was 15, I managed to accumulate some RM75 out of my pocket money and bought... More

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